Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 30 49 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 22.90% 15.26% 14.73%
As % of the General category 50.85% 39.20% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 45
Median daily rate £430 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +3.16% -4.19%
10th Percentile £205 £143 £308
90th Percentile £447 £588 £438
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.67 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.21% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +13.75% +8.11% +23.33%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 59 125 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.04% 38.94% 50.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 89 103
Median daily rate £430 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.36% -8.94%
10th Percentile £226 £162 £274
90th Percentile £484 £578 £460
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.42% +4.47% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.06 £9.34
90th Percentile £19.48 £20.38 £41.90
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year +25.00% -0.19% -3.52%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Banking in Northern Ireland.

Hourly rate trend for Banking in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -3 22 £424 -0.24% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) Microservices
4 11 (36.67%) Spring
5 10 (33.33%) SDLC
5 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
7 8 (26.67%) Web Design
7 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
7 8 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (26.67%) JSON
7 8 (26.67%) Project Delivery
7 8 (26.67%) Spring Boot
7 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (23.33%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (23.33%) Jasmine
8 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (23.33%) MSTest
8 7 (23.33%) Material Design
8 7 (23.33%) Mocha
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.33%) Confluence
1 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) GCP
2 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (3.33%) HBase
2 1 (3.33%) Impala
2 1 (3.33%) KDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (23.33%) Jasmine
2 7 (23.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 7 (23.33%) Mocha
2 7 (23.33%) MSTest
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.33%) ChangeMan
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Maven
6 1 (3.33%) Protractor
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
1 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Market Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Market Data Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Market Data Manager
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Spring
2 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) JSON
4 8 (26.67%) Spring Boot
5 7 (23.33%) Material Design
5 7 (23.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) DHTML
6 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) Spring Integration
7 1 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (3.33%) iBATIS
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Equities
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Microservices
2 10 (33.33%) SDLC
3 9 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Project Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Web Design
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) Java 8
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Reuters
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) Sun